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Feb 1, 2013 5:00pm EST
dead and u.s. diplomatic staffers on high alert. it happened in the capital of turkey. officials are trying to figure out if this is an isolated attack or the beginning of a pattern. tom fitzgerald is following this one for us. so tom, any indication who is behind this one? >> officially right now, no group claimed responsibility for this attack. officially, pinning the blame on turkish government and the united states, but it comes on the heels of recent. it happened at 1:15 in the afternoon in the city of oswald. a suicide bomber dead enated explosive devices. both the bomber and the guard at the embassy was killed in the explosive. here in washington, appearing with andrea, vice president joe biden condemned the attack. >> i also really with the expression of sympathy -- i don't have detail, but was characterized as a terrorist attack on our embassy. >> while no group has said it was behind the attack, turkey's interior minister blames a group opposed to turkey's government and sharp contrast to last year's ben ghazi attack. this act is an act of terror. >> a suicide bombi
FOX
Feb 22, 2013 5:00pm EST
a program meant to keep kids off of the funds. after the hearing, the u.s. attorney issued a statement saying that millicent west was by all accounts a dedicated public servant truly committed to the mission of serving young people in the district of columbia and, unfortunately, as we have seen too many times, she agreed to break the law to appease a crooked public official who is intent on carrying out a criminal scheme. it's important to point out that west said she had no part in organizing the ball. she did not even attend the ball. children were at the ball and believed it could be paid for by funds she controlled. and west will be back in court in three months, when she will be sentenced and she could serve time in prison. >> thank you. >>> a montgomery county teacher is out of jail. timothy grupa posted bond today. two 11-year-old female students at meadow hall elementary school in rockville said that he touched them inappropriately several times and forced them or attempted to force them to touch them. he's charged with two counts of sexual abuse of a minor and additional sex
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
could be why the women develop high blood pressure. >>> and the teenage birth rate hit a u.s. low. 15 to 19-year-olds who were having babies dropped between 8% between 2010 and 2011 and among contributing factors, the doctors site about ther choices, family planning and councilling. the onliage group to see an income is 35 to 49 and 44, excuse me, 40 to 44-year-olds. >>> and just ahead on the 5, you try to obey the law and still get a ticket. what gives? where red light cameras are racking up tickets with people who say they didn't break the law. he's known only as the shooter. the navy seal who shot and killed osama bin laden is speaking out of the. >>> an army veteran recognized by the president for his courageous leadership. those stories and much more as the 5 continues on your monday. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ woman ] looks like another glorious week in florida. ♪ that...was...awesome. ♪ [ female announcer ] how do you make your family vacation this epic? go to visitflorida.com. fiber one. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? um... try the number one! yeah, this is pr
FOX
Feb 25, 2013 5:00pm EST
into -- crashed into the railing and the potomac. the u.s. park police tell us that charges are pending. >>> the fire that claimed the lives of two sisters in frederick county last month is ruled accidental. the girls, ages 3-6, were not able to escape when their meyersville home caught fire january 31st. the parents and two other children got out. investigators say the fire started when draperies came -- in contact with the baseboard heater. >>> and to some breaking news now. sky fox over the scene in potammy -- potomac and as you can see, the firefighters are up high on that ladder trying to put water on to the fire. we don't see flames now and they have probably been on the scene for awhile. quite a few firefighters are responding to the scene. it's the 14,000 block of willow green court and generally what they do is try to go to the hotspots. heat rises and so do flames. again, a house fire, sky fox over the scene and we'll keep you posted as this story develops. >>. and i to a weather alert. the blizzard conditions in oklahoma as a winter storm hits. the no and high winds caused a
FOX
Feb 20, 2013 5:00pm EST
to cooperate with the u.s. antidoping agency. >> and a windy night from the hoyas, putting them in a tie for first. with syracuse on saturday, a strapped -- trapped game for georgetown. next at 5. next at 5. >>> georgetown's basketball team is on fire. the 11th-ranked hoyas will try to keep the good times rolling tonight. the sports director scott smith is back from florida with a look ahead. scott, welcome back. >> reporter: thank you. the last back on january 19th to south florida and that mile the have been the best thing it to happen to both teams. the loss snapped georgetown to attention, they lost seven straight, the longest win in conference in six years and tonight, they host due paul at verizon center and georgetown played on friday and on the road. auto porter jr. led the way with 16 points and puts them in a tie for second in the biggest -- east. a half game for the lead and the hoyas have gone from hunter to hunted. >> and i think this group go did good on focusing on the next game and understands there is a lot of basketball to be played. this group definitely kno
FOX
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
the u.s. contained flame retardants. including one pulled from children's pajamas. met with epa on this issue just last week. she told me today quote, in general we need to update a large number of our flammability standards and evaluate the application of these chemicals to consumer products. from what i have seen, there appears to be excessive use of these chemicals not even required to meet flammability standards. this is leading to higher exposure to chemicals with unknown health affects. that's a quote. >>> the environmental protection agency is currently reviewing three of the frequently used fire retardants to assess their safety. we will continue to follow this. >> laura exposing these potential and real hazards in our home. thank you. >> let's get right to gary. talking snow on our way. >> hard to believe that. when you look outside , you have the sunshine out there. temperatures have stayed on the chilly side. only in the mid 30s. and at least for the first part of the day, we were pretty gusty out there. winds have calmed down quite a bit. here comes another clipper.
FOX
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
] >> oh! >> we are following this developing story on u.s. olympic skier lindsay vonn. she was airlifted to a hospital in austria after crashing on a course of the world championships today. the doctors say she tore the ligaments in her right knee and broke a bone in her leg and she will be out for the season. the crash happened after she lost her balance, as you saw, and she landed a jump on the super g course. >> also, lance armstrong won't be prosecuted for doping and follows his admission last month. the attorney overseeing the federal investigation is well- aware of the statements that armstrong made; however, that doesn't change his view at this time. >>> changing pace now and something to smile about for the second time of the charm city is the center of the nfl universe. the part after the ravens second super bowl title continued with a parade downtown and sports director scott smith is here with all of the partying in downtown baltimore. >> reporter: the fact it was a tuesday morning appeared to have little bearing on today's parade turnout and that is funny. the owner anticipat
FOX
Feb 19, 2013 5:00pm EST
needs certainty. >> reporter: and late today, u.s. senator mark warner declared virginia would be hurt more than most states if the automatic federal budget cuts take effect in two weeks, will. >> the fight continues. bob barnard in the newsroom. thank you. >>> coming up, a couple targeted by a former l.a.p.d. officer christopher dorner, speaks out for the first time. >> another chaotic shooting spree in california leaves four people dead. now, middle school are trying to figure out if the killings are connected. >> and how about this one? thieves stole $50 million worth of diamonds. wait until you hear how quickly it happened. gary. >> and thanks, shawn. watching some more showers on radar will show you where they are. and looks like we're going to start drying out this evening. the colder temperatures are coming to and a little bit of wind. a first look at the forecast is coming up when fox 5 news at 5 continues. stay with us.  land o' lakes spreadable butterr with canola oil is made with sweet cream, canola oil and salt. just three simple ingredients. what's in you
FOX
Feb 21, 2013 5:00pm EST
proved by the u.s. agency for international development. the congressman in vermont, senator patrick leahy met with allen gross on tuesday in detention as well as with cuban president castro. and he tells us the united states is eager to have gross free and he is eager to be released. >> well, he is not surprisingly very frustrated about his continued detention. he's very thin, lost a lot of weight. he's showing beyond his belt the additional holes he would have to punch to make sure he had a belt to hold his pants up. he was very energetic about the need to resolve the situation and get him out. >> you may wonder if he did nothing wrong, why is he being held in this jail? the congressman said cuba is seeking the release of five cuban nationals being detained here in the united states and in a separate case. during his meeting with raul castro, he reiterated the united states's position that allen cross should be released with no preconditions because the united states condition, shawn, is that he did nothing wrong. >> tom, thank you. >>> the army reversed a promotion given to the mi
FOX
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
through a spanish interpreter. the u.s. marshalls brought him here from a federal prison in alabama where he is serving a 60-year sentence for killing chandra levy. he looks different from the days during the 2010 trial. his head is shaved and you can see a tattoo on his head and investigators a it's an image of the devil. he and his attorneys are privy to the information government prosecutors developed and they want it released to the public; in fact, it was the defense that filed the appeal denied today. what is at issue are two bench conferences. one that went on for two hours that have been placed under seal by the judge and in court today, the judge said prosecutors have until early april to resolve the issue before he makes a ruling. juan deeky wants a -- guandique wants a new trial. patrick is a attorney hired by the news media. >> and we don't believe that the court is providing accurate information and the public's right to know what is going on and we're troubled that the court seems to indicate that redacted versions of pleadings and filings and transcripts created and in the
FOX
Feb 8, 2013 5:00pm EST
couches in the u.s. contain flame retardants. >>> weather continues to be the big story in our region and for our neighbors to the northeast as well. >> i know a lot of folks are concerned about what it's going to be like here for us. what can picture into the evening hours? >> nothing at all like what they're experiencing to the north and northeast. i think the wins are going to kick up for us and that is probably going to be just about everything we get. again, to show you what is happening up there, the storm system is farther offshore and that helps with the snowfall totals a little bit, especially for manhattan into long island and i think parts of new england will get two, even more than that, of feet of fresh snow before it's said and done. in terms of around here issue we see on sentinel radar there is some light rain around baltimore and that is becoming light snow the farther north you go and temperatures are beginning to drop. there is a couple of very spotty showers coming down from the north and west and another one is about to come across northwestern sections of town ri
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